Concluding statement

2015 was indeed a roller coaster ride. Hardly I had a proper break, however, everything turned out amazingly well. Career: Left the Bank (UOB), joined academia (NUS, Research) House: bought one. Yes, bought! Start-up: formally registered VedicLink as a PTE. LTD. Psychology Books: signed Publishing contract, acquired Printing license with Vietnam National University (VNU) Press Travel:…

2015 Movies [In review] – Part 1

This list consists of all movies that I watched (and a few which I am going to watch in the last 2 weeks of 2015). I put them in 4 categories: Animation, Action/ Extreme sport, Sci-Fi and Drama/ Romance/ History movies. In this 1st list would be the first 3 categories, those block-busters with much marketing and what…

BBC series – EARTH

Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Five years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC and also the first to be filmed in high definition. Planet Earth premiered on 5 March 2006 in the United Kingdom on…

30 Best “Psychological” movies of all time

“I believe that the combination of pencil and memory creates a kind of practical magic, and magic is dangerous.” ― Stephen King, The Green Mile This is my list consists of 30 movies from old-time classics (Sunset Boulevard) to modern day award winners (Silver linings playbook). Those movies have things in common which are the…

House of Heart

There comes a master room, someone important is staying there. That specific one definitely means the world to you and that is why you are giving him or her the biggest space, most convenient room of your house. When this person leaves, it hurts.

The road

I’m broken and I’m still When everything just falls down hill I stood here, middle of the night Stucking in my own inner fight When the usual road diverged Should I take the less traveled by? Or I follow the rose-filled destiny But it just does not sound like me Whatever I choose, it is…

Virus attack

Hi Doctor, I need a MC today I lost my brain and my heart got away Do you know the virus called love? I guess it is attacking me these days Doctor, thermometer is of no use Because the fever is inside my heart I got poisoned, temperature keeps rising Hell no, this virus is…

Happiness

One’s definition of happiness changes over time. It was different when we were younger, wild and free; and it will also be different as we are growing older. When I was six, I entered Primary school and my form-teacher asked me what I want to have the most. Naively I answered, I want Happiness. She…

Untold

– What was the worst moment of your life? – 20 years ago, I witnessed a good friend of mine died in front of me, when I was literally a couple of meters away. It would by far be the worst thing I have ever seen, heard or experienced. – What happened? – It was…

The train

I hop on a train, and ride. The very first few passengers I met, I ever thought they would travel the journey with me forever. Until one day, I realized, they will leave when their time is up, because they have a journey of their own to finish. They guided me where to put my…

Ticket to Childhood

We all crave for a ticket back to childhood, where life was undoubtedly pleasant and easy for most of us. When the present has been so uncertain, when the future is so unpredictable, we feel hopeless. Life stressors all come in the way in different forms of threats and yet the human race react to…

Give vs Get

Had a chat last night with a respectful man, a good friend of mine and he enlightened me, in one way or another. I truly believe, life is about interaction, that’s how we make sense out of life. When idea collides, or perhaps two alike minds find their intersection point, beautiful thing happens. 1. Theory…